Charity ball realises over ‚€4 million 28 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Ireland The 32nd New York dinner gala of the American Ireland Fund has raised over ‚€4 million for charitable causes in Ireland. The two featured causes at the ball were integrated education in Northern Ireland and Barretstown which supports seriously ill children. As well as those who attended the ball, it was supported by major contributions, from $100,000 for Founders down to Supporters who contributed $10,000. There were four Founders, three Platinum packages ($75,000) and nine Patrons ($50,000). One of the key sponsors of the event was AIG whose support was directed at Barretstown. The ball, which is the biggest of the American Ireland Funds events, was attended by Irish President Mary McAleese and film star Paul Newman. Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 14 May 2007 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. The Ireland Funds, which includes support from Irish people throughout the world, is presently reviewing its grant giving programme and it is understood that its new guidelines will be agreed during the summer.